For a chart of required measurements please click here
From the top
of the head to the floor (without shoes) is the height. Most people
know their height. The height measurement usually determines the
||54 ¼" -
||57 ½" -
- 61 ¾"
is taken with the coat off, around the body. Place the tape measure
directly over the shirt, just above the hip bones and through the
navel. Insert a finger between the tape and body to insure proper
ease. It is best to ask the customer if he desires the waist of
his trousers tight or loose and measure accordingly.
collar unbuttoned. Place the tape around the neck at the level the
collar would fall if buttoned and take measurement. This measurement
is taken for shirt neck size. It is most important if the customers
neck size seems out of proportion to the rest of his body.
taken with the coat off around the body. Place the tape line well
up under the arms, straight across the back, over the blades, and
over the chest in the front. Insert a finger between the tape and
body to insure proper ease. This measurement usually determines
the coat size.
is taken with the coat off, around the body. Place the tape line
directly over the parts around the largest part of the seat. Before
taking this measurement, see that the customer removes all bulky
articles from his hip pockets and has heels together. When fitting
This measurement is taken
with the coat off, around the body in the same manner and position
where the chest was measured, but this time including both arms.
The normal difference between this measurement and the chest is
seven inches. If the difference is greater than seven inches, then
the coat should be a larger size to compensate for the extra material
needed in the arms and shoulders. Example: A customers chest
measurement is 40", but his overarm measurement is 49".
This customer should probably take a size 41.
Ask the customer to place
his pants on his waist where he is comfortable (usually higher than
they were before you asked). Take the tape and from the top of his
pant line to the top of where the shoe meets the foot from the outside
just below the ankle, add 1" and you have the pant outseam.
This measurement is taken
with the jacket on. Place one end of the tape measure under
the arm at the point where the fabric comes together, then place
the tape along the inside under arm seam down the inside seam
to the point where the customer wants the sleeve to hit the
hand. Normally, the jacket sleeve should hit the hand at a point
where 1/4 inch of the shirt cuff is showing.
(total or shirt):
is taken with the jacket off. With the arm at the side, place one
end of the tape measure at the nape of the neck and measure to the
shoulder and down the arm to the wrist.
HEADWEAR SIZE CHART:
are either in "size numbers", or from "small to 2-extra
large". As an example, a "size number" of 6 7/8 is equivalent
to a size "small". The correct way to determine the customers
hat size is to place the tape measure around the head, locating the tape
measure towards the middle of the forehead, and measuring in inches.
||21 1/2 "
||21 7/8 "
||22 1/4 "
||22 5/8 "
||23 1/2 "
||23 7/8 "
||24 1/4 "
Shoe sizing questions are the most common that we get, including questions concerning corresponding men's, women's, and children's shoe size conversions. We have included our two shoe sizing charts that we work from, the charts that helps us insure that our customers get only the most professional and proper fit. Please note, not everyone's feet are exactly the same shape, so these charts are only very good guides.
For our General Shoe Sizing Chart please click here
For our European Shoe Sizes to US Sizes Conversion Chart
please click here
|METRIC SIZE CONVERSION:
Because Siegel's International business is growing so rapidly, metric sizing conversion questions are very common. We have included our Metric Sizing Chart that we work from, the chart that helps us insure that our customers get only the most professional and proper fit. Please note that this is a very good guide.
For Siegel's Size Conversion Calculator please click here
If you want to see a list of our required measurements for either renting or purchasing a suit, please click here to see or print out our form.